Lodging 2 : The Tower

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Enthroned at the top of a tower in the center of the Mas, this 2nd gite (65 m2) on the 1st floor is planned for 2 to 4 people with a large outdoor parking lot and an independent entrance at the back by a large staircase leading to a door. private entrance that goes up to a hallway and a large dining-living room of 30 m2 with bay window and a small balcony that goes up to a roof terrace and private solarium with deckchairs and garden furniture, offering a panoramic view of the high Albères mountains and the sea on the horizon. Certainly there is only one bedroom also air-conditioned with cupboard but a second sleeping area can be fitted out thanks to our 2 sofa beds (comfort mattresses) in the large living room, a modern and adjoining shower room with WC, a new kitchen and equipped with an unobstructed view of the garden. Downstairs, another more shaded terrace with an electric awning, a barbecue-plancha, a wooden garden table and chairs, closer to the fenced swimming pool in summer on an area of 2 closed hectares.

More information on access and other services

For a long-term rental, see the other more suitable Gîte Le NID. You can already check availability on our calendar first by clicking on the green bar below, even if in this specific case it is always better to call us beforehand to book monthly after having read our T&Cs, important information and Rules & conditions below.

Spoken languages :

French, English, German

Accessibility :

This cottage is located at the center of the farm, on the 1st floor of the main house, accessible by foot from a personal staircase – not wheelchair accessible.

Included Equipment :

  • Charges, trash and tourist tax, water and heating (gas and electric with photovoltaic panels and reversible air conditioning).
  • Salt pool, WiFi and free parking with gate (without prior reservation).
  • Private entrance with balcony that rises through a safety ladder up to a large roof terrace – solarium with panoramic views of the valley, mountains and sea on the horizon, sunbeds and garden furniture.
  • New equipped kitchen with a cooking hobs, multifunction oven including microwave, coffee machine, electric kettle, toaster, kitchen utensils, crockery and wine glasses, raclette and grill appliances and of course fridge, dishwasher and washing machine.
  • Lounge and dining area with tables and 5 chairs, 2 separate beds as sofa (2 x 80 sur 200 cm ou 1 x 160 sur 200 cm), bench and ottoman, bedside tables, buffets, flat screen TV and TV stand, library with books and board games, coat rack and high chair for children, reversible climate control. Supplied : tablecloth and towels with tea towels.
  • Modern bathroom with cabinet unit, mirror, toiletries, hair dryer, first aid kit, laundry basket, walk-in shower, suspended toilet and toilet paper.
  • 1 Bedroom with 2 double beds (160 x 200 cm or separable 2 x 80 x 200 cm) with bedspreads and mattress protectors made of organic cotton, 2 nightstands, dressing room with drawers and closets, coat racks and trouser presses, desks and chairs, pillows without feathers and hypoallergenic, clothes airer, iron and ironing board, laundry basket.
  • Personal terrace corner in the garden, electric blind with remote control, a wooden table and chairs with plancha-barbecue and sunbeds, close to the fenced collective pool (5 x 10 m with wide children’s escal, just bring your armbands for safety).
  • Outdoor games with a large trampoline (3.5 m), books and DVDs for children and teens, board games/puzzles… badminton games with long net and table tennis with rackets and other activities according to seasons…
  • A small gym – games with tablefoot, rower, darts, snowshoes – other indoor games…

Taxes and Deposit :

  • Tourist tax : From 2020, according to the new directives from the Ministry, the Thuir Tourist Office asks us to switch to the actual tourist tax which is calculated in a fairly complex way for unclassified furnished accommodation at around 2% per night and number of occupants (adults) – see : https://aspres-thuir.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/grille-tarifaire-2020-non-classe%CC%81s.pdf
  • Complete cleaning (steam) = 50 € in cash for the cleaning and maintenance of indoor and outdoor spaces (mowing and watering the garden, pool maintenance, terrace, etc.) – MANDATORY due to COVID19. On the other hand, storage is not included in it, so make the accommodation, terraces and others in the same condition as on arrival.
  • Deposit : On site, upon arrival during the inventory, we generally ask for a deposit between € 300 and € 500 (€ 1,500 for groups) depending on the season, the number of occupants and the length of stay, only in cash, that we return at the time of departure if there has been no damage, no malicious intent, pollution (cigarettes, waste, etc.), theft or disappearance, breakage or damage.
  • Rules : Non-smoking gîte but smoking area only outside on the terraces & balcony and with closed ashtrays because of the risk of fire in the regions of the South of France, even in winter. No waste either outside the bins, no parties, no music with sound system and speakers inside and out, obviously no drugs, excess and drunkenness especially in and around the swimming pool, outside as well as inside and above all no night noise between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. (according to French laws).
  • Pets not allowed in Gîte LA TOUR (see Gîte LE NID instead). Thank you for your understanding, moderation and cooperation !
    Read our T&Cs & Regulations on Important Information

ATTENTION POOL CLOSED & COVERED for wintering approximately between mid October and mid April.

Other services on request and supplement :

  • Transport by shuttle from the airport or train station (at an additional cost depending on the route).
  • Pets allowed in this lodging only (2 maximum) under your supervision and responsibility = supplement of 10 € per animal and stay.
  • Organic cotton bed linen rental (fitted sheets, duvet covers, flat sheets, pillowcases) = € 10 per person and stay (if you don’t want to burden yourself with your own).
  • Rental of shower and bath towels (organic cotton) = 5 € per person and stay (idem). Bring your own beach and pool towels though.
  • Childcare equipment rental “Lodging Babyfriendly” with a high chair, baby bath and potty, baby bowl and cutlery and if necessary also a children’s folding bed type “umbrella” (available up to 2-3 years), cozy, car seat and booster seat (0+ to 18kg for babies and 15 to 36kg for children around 10 years old), stroller, deckchair, etc. = between 10 and 20 € supplement per child and stay.
  • Bike rental according to number, age and availability (reservation in advance) or professional bike rental in store in Boulou (Vélo Sud 5-10 minutes away) or Argelès-sur-Mer; or on site therefore = 4 family mountain bikes (2 adults and 2 children: 8-14 years old) for 5 € / pers / day or according to estimate.
  • Modeling – adult wellness massage – children by a professional, in the institute or on site (with advance reservation).
  • Haircut with pro hairdresser : woman – man – child (by prior reservation).
  • Booking rides or horse or pony lessons at Sant Jordi Stable in St Genius des Fontaines (5 minutes by car) or at the St Georges Equestrian Centre between Pollestres and Canohès (15 minutes).
  • First evening and/or morning catering : cold or hot buffet and organic breakfast tray (depending on the season and request, for example gluten-free, neither milk, nor egg…) depending on availability.

Important information and information to read.

toit terrasse et solarium
salon de jardin sur toit terrasse